Whether you're a passionate developer looking to ignite your favorite OS user base or you're a brand ambassador looking to excite and invigorate prospects about a new technology, the life of a tech community manager is filled with challenges.
You have a lot on your plate!
Your role lies somewhere between community manager, developer, marketer, project lead, and execution. And, in the cracks and crevices of this tsunami of responsibilities, it's easy to make a few mistakes.
In fact, we would venture to say that every tech community manager makes mistakes. That's ok! Mistakes are an integral part of the growing and learning experience — both personally and for your community.
Here's the problem: mistakes can sink the ship. A few bad lines of code can stall an app. For community managers, a few bad events or poor project executions can lead to disapproval, negative awareness, and even the degradation of your role (i.e., people lose trust in you).
Here are some whopper mistakes you have to avoid if you want to become a thriving community manager.